Keeley Livingstone works with regional developers across East Anglia, providing plot sales services, and with sales teams, managers and directors of national developers in acting for purchasers at their developments across East Anglia, the South East and London.
As a Partner at Holmes & Hills and Head of the New-Build and Shared Ownership Property Team, Keeley specialises in dealing with all matters concerning the preparation for sale, sale and purchase of new-build freehold and leasehold property.
Keeley's experience dealing with residential property matters extends back to the late 1990s and for most of her career has focused on dealing with new-build property transactions. Keeley is able to deal with all of the Government schemes in existence, including Help to Buy, Help to Buy ISAs, Lifetime ISAs and shared-ownership transactions.
Keeley and her team of new-build specialist residential conveyancing lawyers are named as panel solicitors on developments sites across East Anglia, The South East and London. Sites include those being developed by Crest Nicholson Eastern, Crest Nicholson Regeneration, Crest Nicholson Southern, Higgins Homes, Linden Homes, McCarthy & Stone, Bellway and Countryside.
Keeley works with purchasers and development sales teams to ensure timely exchange and completion, liaising clearly and regularly with purchasers to ensure identification and anti-money laundering/proof of funds elements do not cause delays. Keeley and her team provide regular reports to sales teams to assist them in their sales progression reporting.
Keeley Livingstone has a wealth of experience advising on shared ownership property matters. This includes acting for purchasers of shared ownership property, be this a new-build property and scheme offered by a developer, or the purchase of an existing (non new-build) property using one of the many shared ownership, assisted purchase schemes that exist. Keeley also regularly acts for clients who own shared ownership property in purchasing additional equity in their property (also known as 'staircasing').
Keeley is also experienced in acting for shared ownership scheme providers, representing them in transactions where they are assisting a purchaser in buying a new-build property or one the purchaser has found on the open market.
Whether purchasing or staircasing, Keeley is able to advise clients on their options and liabilities regarding Stamp Duty Land Tax. Keeley Livingstone is a qualified Licensed Conveyancer and is regulated by the Council for Licensed Conveyancers.
Keeley is based at Holmes & Hills Solicitors' regional Head Office - the A12 Commercial Hub - in Colchester (Marks Tey).